Did you know that scientists think there might be as many as 10,000 different bird species? These range from the common to the fantastic, including pigeons and peacocks. We have birds for every environment and biome, ones that have adapted to urban life and those that live deep in the jungle.
There are even birds that talk, as you know if you’ve ever met a parrot. Well, not every parrot can talk, but that fact alone should blow your mind.
Bird species include the tiny hummingbird to the enormous emu. That’s an amazing difference in the same animal kingdom! But no matter how different bird species are, they all have one thing in common. They can be huge jerks.
Seriously, have you ever interacted with a bird? Even domesticated birds have a tendency to bite, scratch, and shriek at the top of their lungs. Sometimes, birds beat one another up so it only follows they would do the same thing to humans.
It’s such a common theme that there are even subreddits dedicated to the topic. There, people document all their run-ins with really, REALLY rude birds. Here are the best examples — the ones that prove birds are total jerks.